Pursuing an Unconventional Career?
Before I start, let me take my hat off to you for deciding to live your life outside the box. It’s a courageous task that will be full of so many accomplishments, some heartbreak, and the ultimate end result of you sticking with it.
Most people play it safe. And I don’t want to knock anyone who does. The safe route is great for people who don’t have the luxury of taking risks…especially people with young children who need the benefits packages acquired by working 9-5. We all will jump out of the box in some areas of our life. Therefore, don’t feel discouraged…feel inspired. If you do choose to jump out of the box in the realm of your career, it’s important to take note of these few steps:
Have a Plan
Have your destination in site. Where are you going with this? Some people focus so much on what they ‘aren’t’ going to do and not on what they are going to do. For example, when I was younger I personally had an issue going into corpo